Tag Archives: New Jersey

Press Release: Former NJ State Treasurer to Chair Johnson-Weld Campaign in New Jersey


Contact: Patrick McKnight – Chair, NJLP


September 8th, 2016

New Jersey Libertarian Party Chair Patrick McKnight announced that former New Jersey State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff has agreed to chair the campaign of Libertarian Party presidential and vice presidential nominees Gary Johnson and William Weld in the Garden State.… Read more ...

Press Release: New Jersey Libertarian Party Demands Governor Christie to Commute Sentences of Non-Violent Drug Offenders


Contact: Patrick McKnight – Chair, NJLP


New Jersey Libertarian Party Demands Governor Christie to Commute Sentences of Non-Violent Drug Offenders

Trenton, NJ, April 29, 2016: The NJ Libertarian Party demands Governor Christie immediately commute the sentences of prisoners whose only offense involved non-violent drug offenses.… Read more ...

State Green Parties unite against the pipelines

Green Party press release via Green Party Watch:

From Green Party US:

p no kxl green partyWASHINGTON, D.C. — The Green Party of the United States is calling for the defeat of proposed tar-sands pipelines when the U.S. Senate votes on the Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday and opposes alternative plans, including “Energy East,” that would route Canadian oil into the U.S.… Read more ...

Lawsuit Filed in New Jersey Federal Court Challenging Constitutionality of Partisan Primaries


March 21, 2014
Independent Voter Project

On March 5, 2014, the coalition EndPartisanship.org filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Newark, New Jersey, challenging the constitutionality of partisan primaries. The suit argues that every voter should have full and equal access to every stage of the electoral process, including the primaries, regardless of party affiliation.… Read more ...

Three Parties File for PA Ballot, Eight Additional Presidential Candidates Qualify for NJ Ballot

Richard Winger, always the source of ballot access news for third party aficionados, brings news in these reports of good news for many presidential campaigns and third parties.

Winger reports that three parties have filed for the ballot in Pennsylvania and all of them expect to meet the signature requirement. They are the Libertarian, Constitution, and Green Parties.… Read more ...

New Jersey Reform Party Candidates Qualify for Ballot

The Reform Party, known for running candidates like Ross Perot and Pat Buchanan, had some success getting candidates on the ballot in New Jersey.

The leadership of the Reform Party of New Jersey has announced that two of their Congressional candidates have achieved spots on the November ballot. Margaret Chapman, an army veteran and breast cancer survivor, hopes to unseat Rep.

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Reform Party of New Jersey Holds 2012 State Convention

Earlier this month, the Reform Party of New Jersey held their 2012 state convention. The party nominated a number of candidates for various state and federal offices.

Community activist Omar Dyer, a veteran of Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign and a leader in the effort to recall Jersey City Mayor Jeremiah Healy, became the Reform Party’s candidate for United States Senate.

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Whitman Encourages Huntsman: Run With Americans Elect

Christine Todd Whitman is a former Governor of New Jersey and a current board member of Americans Elect. She recently made some statements suggesting former Utah Governor and current GOP presidential candidate John Huntsman should run third party–specifically, that he should seek the ballot line of Americans Elect.

“I would hope he would do it, frankly.

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Official Switches to Reform Party

The Reform Party has been mostly dormant for several years now, but still exists in a number of states around the country, including Mississippi, Kansas, and New Jersey. Ballot Access News reports that a township committee-member in Belleville, New Jersey, has joined the Reform Party.

Kevin Kennedy, a township committeemember in Belleville, New Jersey, has recently registered as a member of the Reform Party.

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Root: Jon Corzine Scandal Exposes Liberal Ponzi Scheme

By Wayne Allyn Root

Newsmax.com Feature Article
We’re all in trouble when the joke is on our most connected politicians. Jon Corzine is the former CEO of Wall Street powerhouse Goldman Sachs. Even God shudders when the CEO of Goldman walks in the room (or so Goldman executives think). Corzine left Goldman with a half billion-dollar fortune and became a United States Senator.… Read more ...

Reform Party of NJ endorses Miriam Martinez for Mercer County Sheriff

The Reform Party of New Jersey has formally announced its endorsement of Miriam Martinez for Mercer County Sheriff.

The Reform Party of New Jersey’s executive committee has voted to endorse Trenton-native Miriam Martinez, the CEO of Martinez Security and Investigations LLC, as their candidate for Mercer County Sheriff.

Martinez, who earned a place in the history books as the first Latina police officer in Mercer County, has over twenty-five years of law enforcement experience.… Read more ...

Dennis Mikolay: Terrible Lies: The War on Charter Schools!

Submitted to IPR by Dennis “DJ” Mikolay:

If there is one thing that can be said about New Jersey politicians, it is that honesty certainly isn’t their strong-point. Our lawmakers often circumvent the established legislative system to advance their agendas without having to play by the rules. A prime example of such back-handed tactics is the Democratic Party’s latest attack on “school choice,”  a misguided crusade that seeks to condemn lower income residents to chronically failing schools.… Read more ...